This is the Blog of Hector Garcia, QuickBooks ProAdvisor and Trainer in South Florida.  Content topics found here will be mostly QuickBooks functions, tips and tricks on how to learn QuickBooks and use it better, accounting related material, and Tax tips.
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Is hectorgarcia.com/qb a legitimate link to purchase QuickBooks at a discount?

YES it is a legit link! hectorgarcia.com/qb should re-route you to the QuickBooks signup link: https://www.quickbooksoffer.com/?cid=irp-4337#pricing which is a QuickBooks Solution Provider reseller link that allows you to purchase QuickBooks Online straight from Intuit but with a 50% discount for the first year.  In this case the reseller is Hector Garcia, CEO of Quick Bookkeeping […]

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Is QuickBooks Enterprise cloud based?

No.  QuickBooks Enterprise is Desktop-Based.  Ir requires a PC with Windows to run.  However, if you host QuickBooks Enterprise using a cloud hosting service such as RightNetworks, you can run QuickBooks from any PC or Mac with internet access using Remote Desktop Connection (Also known as Terminal Services) which allows the computer to connect to […]

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I just got QuickBooks, but do not know where to start…

This is a common email I get on a weekly basis; a small business owner gets QuickBooks and assumes that everything is going to be easy and no accounting knowledge is needed to use QuickBooks.  Well, the good news is that, this could be true.  Most of my clients after some basic training and consulting […]

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Choose the right version of QuickBooks…

We developed this 200+ feature comparison matrix to help you compare all versions of QuickBooks by the feature level. If you are new to the QuickBooks world and are looking to choose a version, we can help you if you answer these questions: Access How many people need to access your accounting system? What type […]

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2019 Tax Brackets

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Thinking about Integrating any software with QuickBooks?

There are a lot of customized or industry-specific operating/administrative systems that are really great at what they do to help the business manage the day to day operations, but they are usually limited in the accounting (“general ledger”) side.  So the idea to “integrate” that system with QuickBooks comes up often. In some cases, these […]

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Integration of e-commerce and QuickBooks

First, let’s start by defining “e-commerce” as selling items (mostly physical/tangible products, but digital products and services could apply as well; although rare) via web-based channels such as: Amazon, E-bay, Etsy, Opencart, Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce, Volusion, Squarespace, WooCommerce, Squarespace, Wix, etc. If you are unsure which platform/channel you are using, your web designer/programmer should be […]

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Should you upgrade to QuickBooks Enterprise in 2020?

If you are coming from another system or QuickBooks Online, its important to understand the vast differences in features, check out this matrix But, if you are a current QuickBooks Pro/Premier user, there are a few important CORE features that make QuickBooks Enterprise a much more powerful system compared to its Pro and Premier counterparts: QuickBooks Enterprise […]

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Exporting or Converting QuickBooks Online to QuickBooks Desktop

If you are able to export your QuickBooks Online company file onto QuickBooks Desktop, keep in mind that there will be a lot of data changed or loss, here is a list: NOTE: this list is a slightly modified version of Intuit’s official list: https://quickbooks.intuit.com/learn-support/en-us/manage-data/export-limitations-quickbooks-online-to-quickbooks-desktop/00/185940   Audit Log: Audit Log data is not exported but you […]

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What QuickBooks Enterprise CAN and CANNOT do with Inventory

UPDATED 09/03/2019 What QuickBooks Enterprise can do with Inventory (as of version 2020): Track Inventory Parts and Inventory Assemblies (Bill of Materials) Build sub-assemblies (Inventory Assemblies within other Inventory Assemblies) Track Multiple Units of measure Track Backorders with Sales Orders Track Item Receipts separately than Bills with Enhanced Inventory Receiving Prevent users from selling inventory […]

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Essential ADP Reports for your CPA at year end

IF you use ADP for Payroll, and your CPA asks you for the “ADP Reports” they are most likely talking about 3 reports: W-2 Forms (with summary W-3 at the end) Payroll Liability Report: to determine total employer taxes paid Billing Invoices: to determine total fees paid to ADP Make sure the date ranges match […]

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QB Power Hour – QuickBooks at End of Year, Part 1: Year-End Reporting & Reconciliation Discrepancy

Description: In this video we show to you how year-end reporting & reconciliation discrepancy works in Quickbooks Video: Table of contents: 00:00:00 – Intro (hosts, agenda/topics, about QB power hour, CPE process, upcoming events & announcements, intuit’s new tool, joseph lasee – product manager) 00:05:12 – QuickBooks Enterprise Advanced Reporting (new tool) (how it works) […]

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QuickBooks Enterprise Advanced Inventory & Advanced Pricing

Description: In this video we show to you how advanced inventory & advanced pricing works in QuickBooks Enterprise Video: Table of contents: 00:00:00 – Intro (who is ENTERPRISE.expert, what does ENTERPRISE.expert mean, this webinar series, host, other recommended events, QuickBooks Enterprise – episodes, about advanced inventory & pricing) 00:06:23 – Advanced inventory (multiple inventory sites […]

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QuickBooks Reports Exported to Excel (plus Pivot Tables)

Description: In this video we show to you how to export reports to excel (plus pivot tables) in QuickBooks Video: Table of contents: 00:00:27 – Reports (company & financial, profit & loss standard, balance sheet standard) 00:00:40 – Customize report (modify report, advanced options) 00:01:04 – Excel tab (create new worksheet) (send report to excel) […]

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Importing Bank Transactions from Excel / CSV to QuickBooks Desktop Accountant or Enterprise

Description: In this video we show to you how to import bank transactions from excel / csv to QuickBooks Desktop Accountant or Enterprise Video: Table of contents: 00:00:00 – Intro (batch enter transactions) 00:01:18 – How to import invoices (2 types) (excel file) (example) 00:01:53 – QuickBooks Desktop (accountant tab, batch enter transactions, select invoices) […]

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